Education

Christian Formation

2016-2017 Registration Form for Church School can be found here. Or you may get one at the church.

This year the Sunday School program will begin on September 11. During this time the children will be able to meet their teachers, and their fellow classmates. There is a schedule for the year below. Or if you wish, you may click here for a PDF version.

As in the past Sunday school for the children will meet during the 10 AM service; they will join their parents during the Holy Communion.  The church school year runs from September through June, with Recognition Sunday – our day to celebrate and honor the children in our parish, being held on the last Sunday of the school year.

Adult formation is held during the week in the daytime or evening. Please see more information towards the bottom of this page or contact the church with any inquiries that you may have about our Adult Formation programs.

For any other questions, please contact the church.

Youth Formation

For the younger children we use Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) program.  One of the basic principles of the CGS program is that it believes there is an existing relationship between God and child.  To that extent, the CGS program creates a space for children to foster the growth of that relationship. CGS is based upon the Montesorri method of teaching, and as such they have lesson material that they can work with.

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We also use the Seeds of Love Sunday School program for some children who need extra help focusing.  The structure is simple: a gathering time followed by a short lesson, then there is time for individual work.  The children will be learning prayers, doing crafts and singing songs.  The main focus is on the love Jesus has for all the children.

Church School for the older children will now use the re:form program. It is a Faith-formation series with the one-two punch of real laughs and real substance.

If you are interested in helping out on any level please contact the church.

2016 - 2017 Sunday School Schedule
September 11 First Day of Sunday School
September 18 Classes
September 25 Classes
October 2 Classes
October 9 Kids in Church
October 16 Classes
October 23 Classes
October 30 Classes
November 6 Classes
November 13 Kids in Church
November 20 Classes
November 27 Kids in Church
December 4 Classes
December 11 Classes
December 18 Christmas Pageant
December 25 Kids in Church
January 1 Kids in Church
January 8 Classes
January 15 Classes
January 22 Classes
January 29 Kids in Church (Annual Meeting)
February 5 Classes
February 12 Classes
February 19 Kids in Church
February 26 Classes
March 5 Classes
March 12 Classes
March 19 Classes
March 26 Classes
April 2 Classes
April 9 Classes
April 16 Kids in Church (Easter)
April 23 Kids in Church
April 30 Classes
May 7 Classes
May 14 Classes
May 21 Classes
May 28 Classes
June 4 Recognition Sunday/ Ice Cream Social

Adult Formation

Adult Bible Study groups are held twice a week.

One group meets on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM in Sunday School Classroom. Bring your own Bible as we read the Gospel of Matthew, check references in Hebrew Scripture and discuss our response to God’s word.
The other group meets on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 PM. Adult Discussion/Bible Study in Nichols Room is led by Mike Hopkins. Currently we are reading Reading the Bible Again for The First Time with lay leadership of questions found online.